Quick Keys or Shortcuts

A Shortcut is a computer function that performs a set of commands to save time. A Quick Key is a keyboard shortcut used to trigger an action.

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Usability Testing

A process in which subjects use a product or service under test conditions and report their experience.

Empathy Map

A way of researching users and understanding their behaviour in the context of the product, helping designers in understanding users' needs and expectations and what motivates them to act.

Designers can use this type of research to understand better their users and what kinds of experiences they are looking for. And this will allow the designers better empathize with their users, making them a part of the learning cycle.

Hero Image

The primary graphic that appears at the top of a webpage, designed to grab people's attention.

Brand

A name, symbol or other distinctive feature that distinguishes one business's product from another's, often associated with a logo, design, slogan and other items.

Tracking

The adjustment of all characters in a line by moving them closer together or farther apart.

Widow

The last line of a paragraph following the rest, or a single line in a paragraph that is out of place with the rest.

Die Cut

A type of print/design created with a metal stamp to create a shape out of paper using a die cutting machine. Die cuts can be used in apparel, home decor and promotional products.

Prototype

Usually the first functional form of a new product, created to test a concept or prove out some aspects of design.

Infinite Scroll

Generally used when a page has so much content that it would be impossibly long to load the entire page at once. Infinite scroll consists of an auto-generated list of items that constantly loads new items as they load off the bottom of the screen.

Crop

A portion of an image where the remainder is discarded.

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